Read word tables

Peter Nuttall p.s.nuttall at dur.ac.uk
Tue Dec 21 13:11:14 CET 2004


On Tuesday 21 Dec 2004 11:24, Rameshwari wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like to read a ms-word document using python.
>
> Basically the word document contains number of tables  and the rows
> in each table do not have same number of columns.
>
> Does anyone have a sample code to read a table?
>
> Thank you
> Best Regards,
> Rameshwari

Hi, 

a fast google on the terms reading word docs with python threw up some 
results for you. Some of them may help. It is worth remembering that the ms 
word format is a binary format, and as such will be very hard to parse if 
you have to do it yourself. 

Pete



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